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InvalidCastException Constructor (String, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the InvalidCastException class with a specified message and error code.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

new : 
        message:string * 
        errorCode:int -> InvalidCastException


Type: System.String
The message that indicates the reason the exception occurred.
Type: System.Int32
The error code (HRESULT) value associated with the exception.

This constructor initializes the Exception.Message property of the new exception using the message parameter. The content of message is intended to be understood by humans. The caller of this constructor is required to ensure that this string has been localized for the current system culture.

This constructor supplies an HRESULT value that is accessible to inheritors of the InvalidCastException class, via the protected HResult property of the Exception class.

The following table shows the initial property values for an instance of InvalidCastException.




A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The error message string.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.